Coordinator, Minority Program



Position Details

Requisition Number

S963P

Home Org Name

EngineeringDiversityInitiatives-AEP

Division Name

Samuel Ginn Col of Engineering

Position Title

Coordinator, Minority Program

Job Class Code

AD16

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Coordinates the recruitment and retention of underrepresented minority students within the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.

Essential Functions

  • Plans, promotes and coordinates the recruitment and retention of underrepresented students for the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.
  • Visits high schools, attends recruiting fairs, and maintains contacts with students, counselors, and advisors (some travel is required).
  • Assesses underrepresented students’ academic performance and prepares reports.
  • Counsels and mentors underrepresented minorities in academic and career paths through regular appointments and student meetings.
  • Solicits and generates funding by writing grant proposals and reports, tracks contributions and funding sources for programs, scholarships, and fellowships.
  • Administers the program for minority incoming freshmen, including coordinating instructional events and supervises logistics related to housing staff, transportation, extra-curricular events and industry tours.
  • Instruct the learning community course.
  • Assists with annual program budget preparation.


Education Level

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Degree in Management, Psychology, Communications or related field

Years of Experience

No experience required for entry level

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level I Bachelor’s degree in a discipline appropriate to position with no experience.

Level II Bachelor’s degree in a discipline appropriate to position plus 2 years of experience in public relations, student recruitment, and/or student retention programs.

Level III Bachelors degree in a discipline appropriate to position plus 4 years of experience in public relations, student recruitment, and/or student retention programs.

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

None Required.

Desired Qualifications

Experience working directly with students in an advising capacity; experience in monitoring students’ progress and student success support; experience in public relations, student recruitment, and/or student retention programs along with public speaking skills.

Salary Grade

32

Salary Range

$31,300 - $65,500

Job Category

Academic Advising/Support

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

City position is located in:

Auburn

State position is located:

Alabama

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

07/21/2021

Closing Date

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Provide 3 references

Quick Link for Internal Postings

https://www.auemployment.com/postings/24080
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please provide how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Management, Psychology, Communications or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No


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